P.O.R.T. receives Alliant Energy Foundation Grant

The PORT of Fort Madison Committee received more grant funding Monday with the receipt of $1,500 from Alliant Energy. Courtesy photo

FORT MADISON – PORT of Fort Madison received a $1,500 grant from the Alliant Energy Foundation.
This grant request was made for Phase III of the PORT trails.
“On behalf of the Alliant Energy Foundation, we’re thrilled to support your organization’s work. Thank you for making our communities better places to live and work – places where our customers can grow and thrive,” said Julie Bauer, Executive Director, Alliant Energy Foundation.
Phase III of the PORT((Promoting Outdoor Recreation Trails) trails will connect the Baxter Sports Complex with Fort Madison Community Hospital and is slated to be completed by Fall of 2019.
“We are grateful for the support of the Alliant Energy Foundation and all of the organizations and individuals who continue to support the work of PORT. We are excited to begin work on Phase III – continuing to connect Fort Madison with recreational trails,” said Angie Budnik, PORT committee member.
The Ugly Sweater run, Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 12 noon, is the next fundraising event for the PORT trails. You can find more information and registration forms on the PORT of Fort Madison Facebook page.
PORT of Fort Madison operates as a subcommittee under the Parks & Recreation Department of the City of Fort Madison with the mission to improve and promote the walkability, run-ability and bike-ability of Fort Madison. For more information, contact Rachel Benda 319-371-5804

Pictured: Angie Budnik, PORT Committee Member and Nancy Snaadt, Account Manager, Alliant Energy



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